Salt on the Pier

Salt on the Pier is the only cafe, bar and restaurant in Christchurch that’s on the pier. It’s location is unique to Christchurch in that the Pacific Ocean is literally on its doorstep, not to mention the stunning coastline, ever changing landscape and of course the New Brighton Pier which is becoming world renown.

Salt on the Pier’s cafe, bar and restaurant provides the perfect atmosphere, be it a romantic dinner for two, a corporate brunch, luncheon, dinner or weddings or for any other functions.

Dine inside or take advantage of the waterfront views of the Pacific Ocean by relaxing on our cozy outdoor deck.


The “Salt on the Pier” Cafe caters for all, a scrumptious Brunch and Lunch menus are available as well as our gourmet deli cabinet which locals confess to being the best in town. All this inclusive of being fully licensed providing an extensive list of, beer wine and spirits, non alcoholic beverages such as milkshakes and smoothies to cater for all ages and tastes.

To compliment our venue the professional team at the ‘Salt on the Pier’ pride themselves in ensuring that your experience exceeds your highest expectations.


The perfect compliment to dining at Salt on the Pier is a stroll along the New Brighton Pier which access can be provided at all times.

Our establishment has got a cafe in the downstairs and a restaurant in the upstairs.

Cafe Restaurant
Location Downstairs Upstairs
Phone 03 388 4483 03 388 44 93
Opening Hours Monday – Sunday 

8.30 am – 4 pm

Monday- closed 

Tuesday- Friday: 4 pm – Late

Saturday& Sunday: 11 am – Late

Capacity 50 50-80
Licenced Yes Yes
Menus available Deli Cabinet- Slices. Cakes, Filo’s, Croissant etc 



Light Menu

Kids Menu

Tue- Friday : Dinner, Desserts, Kids Menu, Light Menu 

Saturday & Sunday: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Light Menu, Kids Menu.

Gluten free and Dairy free options Available Available
Drinks available Coffee/Tea 

Soft Drinks

Milkshakes/Thick shakes



Beers- Tap and bottled


Soft Drinks


Beers- Tap and bottled



Available for functions Yes Yes
Accepts bookings Yes  (Bigger groups only, otherwise walk-in’s preferred) Yes
Gift cards available Yes Yes
Public Holidays Open (except on Christmas day) Open (except on Christmas day)
Surcharge on public holidays No No
Loyalty program Yes Yes

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